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Unheralded foundation led to start of local Big Brothers

Tara Jeffrey A local foundation that’s had a large community impact — but little fanfare —is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. The Magfrat Foundation is...

New support available for families impacted by suicide

Journal Staff A new program has been launched to support the loved ones of local residents who die by suicide. The Community Navigator is now available...

OPINION: Fresh strawberries in June always remind me of my dad

Bob Boulton Our house waits 11 months of the year for the arrival of fresh local strawberries - a season that lasts only weeks. Yes, there...

Point Edward swapping land with Bridge Corporation

Journal Staff The Village of Point Edward has worked out a proposed land swap with the Federal Bridge Corporation. If the deal is approved, the Village...

Summer Mobile Market hits the road again

Journal Staff The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s “Mobile Market” is starting up again July 4 to bring fresh, local produce directly to people struggling...

High school survivor skill workshops offered

Journal Staff The local public board is offering workshops for students in Grades 7-10 to support a positive transition to secondary school. The daylong “Secondary School...

Late-blooming fighter wins silver at Jiu Jitsu Nationals

Tara Jeffrey Curtis Manzys was hoping to test himself when he signed up for a Jiu Jitsu class five years ago in Sarnia. “I started kind...

The Sarnia Journal trivia challenge

1 - The British word “cheerio” means hello or goodbye? 2 - How many roads in Sarnia are in the works to be repaved by...

New power plant proposed for St. Clair could burn hydrogen as fuel

Tara Jeffrey A Toronto company is planning to build a natural gas power plant in St. Clair Township that could also produce electricity from hydrogen. Eastern...

COLUMN: Sarnia post office finally found permanent home in 1902

Phil Egan Knowing the location of the post office in Old Sarnia meant knowing where the postmaster conducted his business. The locations shifted during the community’s...